Coaching is een fundamentele skill voor elke manager en voor elke leider.
Learn in this workshop how to approach a consultation in a meaningful and effective way, easily achieving an open dialogue.  

Discover in this workshop all the tips and tricks to adopt the right coaching attitude as a manager and get started with the right mindset!  

Verhoog uw impact op uw team als zaakvoerder, leider of manager  

Ontwikkel een mindset waarmee je als ondernemer meer impact genereert.

Leer geavanceerde systemische principes en technieken inzetten om een organisatie- of teamcultuur in een gewenste richting te stimuleren  

Leer krachtige technieken voor diepe en blijvende verandering  

Advanced workshop series for experienced coaches and change facilitators

Using system-thinking, you gain insight into the complex interrelationships and dynamics in your organization, sectors and markets. Systems thinking is a way of thinking that gives you insight into how people and organizations act, plan and organize. Systems are everywhere. Learning to see and influence these systems is a necessary skill for every manager and executive.

For many, systems theory seems like an academic science. We notice that very few organizations put systemic principles into practice. However, this way of thinking leads to higher chances of success and more sustainable systems.

After this Masterclass you'll be able to:

Employ system thinking as a cognitive skill.
Quickly intercept mechanistic errors and systemic archetypes.
Initiate systemically sustainable interventions.
Apply systemic principles and techniques in management, leadership and business.
What will you learn during this Masterclass? 

Introduction to systems thinking
Mechanistic vs. Synthetic
From observation to intervention

The structure of subjective experience
Model of the world
The quality of perception

The Logical Levels of Learning and Changing
The systemic connection between the Logical Levels
Key questions per level
Aligning the Logical Levels

Steps to an Ecology of Mind
Whole System Perspective
The evolution of thought

Mapping systems
Depth Structure
Cause-effect relations
Feedback loops
Delimitation & Limits
Causal Loop Diagram (CLD)
Emergence of behavior
Meta Model

Complexity and Change
Cultural differences in metaprograms and thinking styles
Collective and individual thinking styles
Challenges regarding cultural diversity & Group Think

Systemic archetypes as a result of collective thinking styles
Limits to Growth
Fixes that Fail
Shifting the Burden
Eroding Goals
Success to the Successful
Tragedy of the Commons

Beliefs & Belief Systems
Limiting and Empowering Beliefs
Belief Systems and Core Beliefs
Identifying Beliefs

Patterns of Mastery
Applying the Strategic Systems Exercise to your business
Anticipating and influencing systemic behavior
Applying the systemic performance management model
Shaping your organization or team as self-organizing
Complex Adaptive System (CAS)

What the heck is NLP and why should I learn it? NLP stands for "Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Another flag may be 'Natural Life Processes'. After all, that's what it's all about.

"It is the manual for life, which we should really be obliged to give to everyone," said one of our trainees recently.

"There's my life before NLP and my life after NLP," said another student, "and with what I know now, I should have done this a lot sooner," she added.

NLP provides insights that make you more aware of yourself, others and the world you live in. In both your private and professional life, NLP provides less stress, more freedom and maximum self-control. Thanks to NLP you will be able to tell yourself a completely different story, which will allow you to get the best out of this life in total harmony, even more than before. NLP will undoubtedly bring about a turnaround. It is therefore quite normal that you want to taste it first, before you take the leap.

Brain Pirates will introduce you to what NLP will do for you during this initiation event. Register now via the button below and get ready for numerous AHA moments!

With NLP you convince people, communicate better and develop levers to achieve your goals faster. Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) teaches you to look at the world around you in a new way. You will get a better view and grip of what is happening to yourself and others, thus making your own communication and leadership more effective. In our NLP trainings, we put a lot of emphasis on direct applications of NLP techniques to the situations you as a participant will encounter yourself.

After this training you will be able to:

Perceive cognitive patterns and preferences through verbal and nonverbal cues
Appreciate and influence perceptions and mental models
Evoke, direct and anchor powerful mental and emotional states
Formulate and achieve objectives more effectively
Reframe limiting beliefs
Recognize and reverse thinking errors
Build and maintain interpersonal boundaries
Solve dilemmas
Apply various NLP techniques as tools for coaching and change

The NLP Practitioner Flex course consists of 16 half-day sessions. These sessions are flexibly scheduled as half-days, evenings and/or full days. Scheduling is flexible, in mutual agreement between participants and trainers.

Module 1: Awareness of yourself and others

Discover with NLP how people think.
Learn to calibrate cognitive patterns and preferences based on verbal and nonverbal cues.
Learn techniques to tune into these preferences and build rapport.
Improve the quality of your perceptions.
Discover particularly effective and empowering principles for communication, decision-making, goals, and interactions with other people.
Integrate your abilities to think, feel and act.
Ensure alignment at all logical levels: environment, behavior, competencies, values, beliefs, identity and meaning.
Module 2: Emotional intelligence

Learn to empathize with various perceptual positions.
Consciously take mental and emotional distance from difficult or traumatic experiences.
Discover the power of mental, emotional '' and learn how to influence it.
Develop yourself powerful mental and emotional '' for, presence and charisma.
Build-in emotional triggers using anchoring and other conditioning techniques.
Connect and deepen and integrate them through S.C.O.R.E. conversation and coaching techniques.
Learn to properly articulate goals and desired outcomes.
Stimulate intrinsic motivation and give it direction in yourself and others.
Evoke resource states in order to overcome obstacles and realize desired outcomes.
Module 3: Language and thinking strategies

Discover the (unconscious) depth structure in language
Learn to intercept cognitive errors using the neurolinguistic Meta Model.
Frame and reframe limiting statements.
Learn the first steps to modeling patterns of success.
Utilize successful strategies for learning and change such as the Disney Strategy.
Module 4: Leadership, integrity, conflicts en dilemma's

Cultivate healthy interpersonal boundaries.
Cultivate authentic, high integrity.
Learn to communicate nonviolently.
Learn to coach and mediate in conflicts.
Deal more effectively with your own conflict situations.
Learn to coach people who struggle with dilemmas (internal conflicts).
Coach with the help of timelines.
Module 5: Integration en Certification

Integrate your newly acquired NLP insights and techniques and learn to apply them in numerous situations.
You will receive feedback on your own NLP skills.
After a successful demonstration, you will receive your NLP Practitioner certificate!
Blended learning

From the time you register you will have access to the following resources:

The syllabus in e-book format;
Online training videos and demos;
An online library of worked-out exercises and NLP procedures;
One individual coaching session, to be arranged with one of the trainers/coaches.
Thanks to these online resources, you can start your NLP Practitioner training immediately. You learn at your own pace and are supported by our NLP trainers. The 'live' training sessions are mainly focused on interaction and learning to apply the NLP techniques in practice.


The planning of the training sessions is done in mutual agreement so that it best fits the agendas of the participants. Therefore, the number of places is limited.

The next groups will start on the dates below.